About the Inaugural Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction
Deadline: January 15, 2017
$1,500 grand prize, $600 runner-up, $400 2nd runner-up
Entry fee: $35 Canadian entries; $40 US entries; $45 Int’l entries (includes a one-year subscription or extension)
Additional entry: $5 per piece
Max. word count: 6,000
A Note on Jacob Zilber
Jacob Zilber was a renowned writer, respected teacher and mentor. In 1965, Jacob helped Earle Birney form the Department of Creative Writing, one of the very first such departments in North America and the very first of its kind in Canada. He also co-founded PRISM international and was a longtime editor of the magazine. Jacob passed away on August 21st, 2012.
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